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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

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RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range6148
2.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4914
3.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area4288
4.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains3633
5.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area3320
6.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3315
7.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills3280
8.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168
9.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3094
10.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks2953
11.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains2932
12.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845
13.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains2821
14.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789
15.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700
16.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2661
17.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446
18.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408
19.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains2398
20.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area2223
21.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills2140
22.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132
23.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2096
24.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021
25.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range2000
26.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains1860
27.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range1723
28.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area1681
29.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area1502
30.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345
31.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range1320
32.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country1289
33.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256
34.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247
35.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206
36.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area1200
37.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1178
38.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1050
39.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034
40.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007
41.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922
42.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880
43.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks876
44.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range861
45.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827
46.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area825
47.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range803
48.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area800
49.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range753
50.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725
51.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains720
52.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains700
53.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks699
54.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689
55.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks663
56.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640
57.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks617
58.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area614
59.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585
60.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577
61.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564
62.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range560
63.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558
64.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496
65.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492
66.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range466
66.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466
68.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461
69.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459
70.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440
71.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410
72.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area408
73.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area379
74.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374
75.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361
76.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340
77.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range335
78.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range332
79.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area331
80.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318
81.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range316
82.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302
83.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area298
84.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks295
85.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287
86.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286
87.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area281
88.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276
89.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268
90.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks266
91.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area264
92.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks256
93.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area255
94.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range254
95.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains253
96.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249
97.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243
98.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range240
99.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range230
100.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains220
101.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range203
102.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area200
103.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks190
104.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area185
105.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area169
106.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164
108.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area160
109.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area159
110.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151
111.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138
112.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102
112.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102
114.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98
115.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66

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List Description

This list combines the Appalachian Mountain Club's New England 4000-footer list, the Adirondack 46er list, and the two Catskill 4000-foot summits to create what is, in theory, a master list of Northeast USA 4000-foot peaks.

But this list is really an aesthetic disaster. The AMC lists have changed over time to reflect new survey elevations, and at one point this list was called the "Northeast 111" prior to the promotion of 4 summits in ME and NH to 4000-footer status over the past couple decades. And despite the goal of the AMC to use a strict prominence cutoff, there remain at least two inconsistencies with the contour maps. However, the AMC lists are nothing like the infamous 46er list, which has not changed since the 1930s and remains stuck in a time warp, despite many changes in peak elevations. So the "Northeast 115" list is a mixture of apples and oranges.

However, this list does combine two very popular and historically significant lists into one, and it remains a well-known yardstick for serious Northeastern peakbaggers.

Using a strict, consistent, contour-map based prominence cutoff for peaks, this list of Northeast 4000-footers shows 109 peaks. 68 are in New England, matching closely the 67 on the AMC list (the AMC does not include the Mansfield Nose or Guyot, but does include South Hancock). But only 39 of the 46ers are now over 4000 feet and have 160 feet of clean prominence based on the latest maps.


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